ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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CIVIL LIBERTIES-The Police and Its Legal Accountability

December 17, 1983 CIVIL LIBERTIES The Police and Its Legal Accountability A G Noorani THE Union Home Secretary, T N Chaturvedi's remarks at Agra on November 13 at a seminar on "Police and Community Co-operation" merit careful study. He criticised the tendency among State governments to call for contingents of the BSF and the CRPF to solve their law and order problems. The presence of paramilitary forces in States lowered the morale of the local police and created complications. The States talked of decentralisation, yet invited these Central police forces.

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